Chocolate-Chocolate Bread Pudding

An inspired recipe for using up your bread and hametz before Passover.

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Chocolate-Chocolate Bread Pudding

Each year before Passover arrives, the annual scramble to creatively rid my kitchen of hametz begins. These three recipes will wow your friends with carb-laden pre-Passover goodies, but they're good enough to make year round.

My favorite kind of bread to use in bread pudding is leftover challah, but you can use any bread you have lying around. Whole wheat bread or French bread will be fine. I grew up eating my mom's bread pudding made with the ends of white bread that we wouldn't eat.

Ingredients



4-5 cups leftover bread cut or broken into chunks
3 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup heavy cream
1 cup milk or half and half
3/4 cup chocolate chips
4 eggs
1 egg yolk
1/2 cup sugar
Butter, margarine, or oil to grease pan (you may also use PAM spray)

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Categories: Dessert, baked good, Chocolate, Sweet, Vegetarian,

Directions

Grease a 9x13 pan and fill it with the chunks of bread.

In a saucepan over medium low heat, whisk together milk or half and half, heavy cream, and cocoa powder. Slowly add chocolate chips until smooth and melted.

In a bowl, whisk together eggs, egg yolk, and sugar.

After the chocolate mixture has cooled to room temperature, slowly fold it into the eggs and sugar with a spatula.

Pour this combined mixture over the bread in the pan, and set aside for 1-2 hours; you can cover with plastic wrap and put in the fridge.

Bake bread pudding at 350 degrees for about 40 minutes. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream.

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Shannon Sarna

Shannon Sarna is an avid baker, blogger and all around food-lover. Born to an Italian mother who loved to bake, a Jewish father who loved to experiment, and a food chemist grandfather, loving and experimenting with diverse foods is simply in her blood. When she isn't tweeting, eating, or tweeting what she's eating, Shannon spends her time in Jersey City, NJ with her daughter, her husband, and her rescue dog, Otis.